German delight at resident bard

German delight at resident bard

German delight at resident bard

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German TV viewers have had a crash course in Welsh placenames thanks to a programme focusing on Rhosygilwen mansion.

Presenter Christian Dassel and a camera crew from the programme Bustour met with poet in residence Diarmud Johnson who speaks fluent German.

Diarmud gave Christian a quick guide in Welsh pronunciation as well as explaining his role at Rhoysgilwen.

The programme also includes some stunning footage of West Wales scenery.

Rhosygilwen owner Glen Peters said: "We're hoping to get a group of German visitors for our Schubert festival in October from the slot. Now the Bard has got more attention in Germany than in Wales."

You can see the programme at:

http://www1.wdr.de/fernsehen/aks/themen/bustour-gb-100.html

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